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Greg Swan
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SVP Brand Innovation and Digital Strategy at Weber Shandwick, music blogger at Perfect Porridge, early adopter, citizen journalist, father of 3
SVP Brand Innovation and Digital Strategy at Weber Shandwick, music blogger at Perfect Porridge, early adopter, citizen journalist, father of 3

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The following predictions were made by Ray Kurzweil in his book The Singularity Is Near. Kurzweil’s book Spiritual Machines significantly impacted my life and changed my career trajectory… Source: The dawn of the singularity, a visual timeline of Ray…

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I did three interviews about Pokemon Go this summer, and in each interview I talked at-length about the “Black Swan” moment that was occurring with augmented reality’s (AR) rapid adoption and awareness. None of those quotes made it into the coverage,…

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Down is up and up is down…. Eyeo GmbH, the company that makes the popular Adblock Plus software, will today start selling the very thing many of its users hate — advertisements. Source:

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If you want to know what’s next, there are two things to always pay attention to — patents and art… Today, a patent has been awarded to Apple for a “Head-Mounted Display Apparatus For Retaining A Portable Electronic Device With Display.” Source: Apple…

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“The strongest force propelling human progress has been the swift advance and wide diffusion of technology.” — The Economist Source: Eleven Reasons To Be Excited About The Future of Technology – Medium

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Revisiting The Cult of Done Manifesto every so often is always worth it.

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For more than a year I’ve been downloading my Snapchat stories each day, then uploading them to Facebook (with Privacy settings at “Just Me”). While I love the concept of disposable media and data impermanence, I also wanted to save a lot of those…

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I’ve blogged at-length about the importance of South by Southwest and its effect on my career. I’ve reached the decade mark in attending this conference every March, and it seriously gets better every year. This year, I was thrilled to be named to the…
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